The golden silk orb-weavers (genus Nephila) are a genus of spiders noted for the impressive webs they weave. Nephila consists of numerous individual species found around the world.
Spider - Creativity and the Weaving of Fate
Orb Weaver, garden spider makes a zipper like web, said to be the strongest web weaved of all arachnids. Super beautiful spider - as pretty as the flowers. - Photo by Kelly Lindquist
Banded-legged golden orb weaver (Nephila senegalensis) from Gorongosa, Mozambique. They weave enormous webs of yellow silk - click through for an astounding video of a hand woven golden spider-silk cape.